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What are some ways to cure agoraphobia?

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Olivia Share
Apr 6, 2018

Treatment of any phobias according to the DSM is as follows:

cognitive behavior therapies such as exposure. They can be graduated and structured.

Relaxation techniques used to be implemented/practiced more, but now often not a part of empirically supported treatments

the most effective way is through exposure treatments, as this reverses the avoidance of and reduction of anxiety-provoking stimuli (in this case spiders).

(All from my psychology notes)
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